Shadowofravenwo
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#1
When I play, I hear a puff like noise. Listen to the vid. Yes I know I suck. Thanks in advance.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mh7y_yRbrDM&sns=em

Any ideas?

Washburn MG-44 with stock pickups.
Dunlop Tortex .5mm
Valvetronix+ 40 watt.

That's it.

Help?
Washburn MG-44(E)
Ibanez RG421 (Eb)
Art & Lutherie Electric Cutaway
Vox Valvetronix VT40
Vox AC4tv 1x10
Vox Original Wah-Wah Pedal V847-A
MXR '78 Custom Badass Distortion
Last edited by Shadowofravenwo at Jan 25, 2013,
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#2
Video doesn't work.
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Shadowofravenwo
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#3
Thanks
I think it works now.
Washburn MG-44(E)
Ibanez RG421 (Eb)
Art & Lutherie Electric Cutaway
Vox Valvetronix VT40
Vox AC4tv 1x10
Vox Original Wah-Wah Pedal V847-A
MXR '78 Custom Badass Distortion
Eppicurt
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#4
I can't hear anything abnormal. Where in the video does it occur?
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Shadowofravenwo
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#5
Every time I pick the string. It's like the amp puffs. I can hear it on the video.
Washburn MG-44(E)
Ibanez RG421 (Eb)
Art & Lutherie Electric Cutaway
Vox Valvetronix VT40
Vox AC4tv 1x10
Vox Original Wah-Wah Pedal V847-A
MXR '78 Custom Badass Distortion
Shadowofravenwo
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#6
Could it be picking up me striking the string? I flat pick and have been told I am a heavy hand.
Washburn MG-44(E)
Ibanez RG421 (Eb)
Art & Lutherie Electric Cutaway
Vox Valvetronix VT40
Vox AC4tv 1x10
Vox Original Wah-Wah Pedal V847-A
MXR '78 Custom Badass Distortion
Eppicurt
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#7
Sounds fine to me. Could be your technique.

What settings/effects do yo have on the VT40?
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#9
It's you hitting your string. Normal.
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Shadowofravenwo
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#10
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Sounds fine to me. Could be your technique.

What settings/effects do yo have on the VT40?

Amp: uk metal-red (Slash Sig)
Pedal: gold od turned to about 10-11 on a clock face
Gain: 2 o'clock
Treble: wide open
Mid: 11-12 O'clock
Bass: 1 o'clock
No rack effect.
Volume 12 o'clock
Master:9 o'clock
Watt: 9 o'clock

On the Washburn tone 5-6, volume 6

So what can I do to reduce that, or is going to happen and I wouldn't notice if I could play it faster?
Washburn MG-44(E)
Ibanez RG421 (Eb)
Art & Lutherie Electric Cutaway
Vox Valvetronix VT40
Vox AC4tv 1x10
Vox Original Wah-Wah Pedal V847-A
MXR '78 Custom Badass Distortion
sea`
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#11
Seriously?

It's the sound of your pick on the strings. Experiment with different types of picks of different thicknesses and materials, you will be surprised how much a pick will affect the attack of a note. Generally speaking, softer picks will give you "warmer" attack while harder picks will give you a "twangier" or "sharper" attack.
Last edited by sea` at Jan 26, 2013,
Shadowofravenwo
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#12
Ok thanks everyone. The only amp I've ever had was a 100 watt Boss Solid State with a 6" speaker that was destroyed.
Washburn MG-44(E)
Ibanez RG421 (Eb)
Art & Lutherie Electric Cutaway
Vox Valvetronix VT40
Vox AC4tv 1x10
Vox Original Wah-Wah Pedal V847-A
MXR '78 Custom Badass Distortion